Scientific Name : Perovskia atriplicifolia
Common Name : Russian Sage
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Winter Interest (regional), Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Heat Tolerant, Scented Foliage, Attracts Bees, Fragrant Flowers
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 40" (102cm)
Height : 28 - 34" (71 - 86cm)
Width : 36" (91cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : An easy care and low maintenance perennial that thrives in the heat of summer when other perennials have begun to fade. Lavender blue flowers appear for many weeks on a vigorous, bushy habit. Purple calyxes last into fall.
Idea & Tips : This cultivar of Russian Sage is distinguished by its narrower, more upright vase-shaped habit and relatively short stature. Aromatic, grey-green foliage on silvery stems is topped with lavender blue flowers for many months.
Grower Information : A shorter, manageable Russian Sage that is still vigorous in the landscape and production. Lavender-blue flowers held in smoky purple calyxes bloom for a long period starting in mid-Summer, with the color from the calyxes extending appeal into Fall.
'Blue Jean Baby'
Protection Information : PP29,281
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Walters Gardens